A 4 Step Plan Towards Greater Confidence

No one can be quite sure what makes a happy life. There are disagreements within the academic community over how much money you need to be happy, how many friends you need, the right diet to eat, and so on. So there’s no blanket formula to follow. But we can push ourselves towards happiness by first identifying our traits when we do feel happy. For instance, we think confidence is a pretty important staple of happiness. It’s one of those things that, when we have it, we’re on top of the world, and when we don’t, we just want to hide away.

The good news is that there are things you can do that’ll improve your confidence levels. In this blog, we’ll look at five of the most effective methods.

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Month-Long Self-Improvement Journeys

You might want to make radical, long-term term changes to your life. But those goals are often realistic. It’s hard to commit to doing (or not doing) one thing for the rest of your life. You’d be likely to fall within a week because the goal was too ambitious. Instead, it’s best to commit to just doing something for one month. Is your alcohol intake getting out of hand? Then give it up just for a month. You’ll feel a host of benefits and get the satisfaction of doing what you said you’d do.

Be Your Own Hype Person

It would be nice if we had someone telling us how amazing we are each and every day. Some of us do have those people. But most don’t. Other people in our lives are too busy focusing on themselves (as they should). But who says you need someone else to hype you up? It’s more than possible to be your own hype person! All you need to do is watch how you’re speaking to yourself, and if it’s in a negative way, then work on switching it to something positive. Confidence comes from belief, and by doing this, you’ll have belief in yourself.

Feeling Good In Your Body

It’s important to be confident in mind and body. If you don’t like some aspect of your body, then look at improving it. In this day and age, you can improve just about every aspect of your physical appearance, even things like your vagina. Indeed, find out how much a designer vagina costs, and you might just decide that it’s something worthwhile pursuing. Even if you don’t have something that you’re insecure about, it can be beneficial to make a habit of visiting the gym. It’ll keep you trim, and improve your mood, too. 

Small Accomplishments 

Finally, remember that while you can gain confidence by achieving grand goals, you can also achieve confidence by completing a bunch of small things, too. For instance, let’s say that you have a to-do list. Just working through them and making sure they’re done can push your confidence in the right direction. You’ll be someone who gets things done, and that’s a strong basis for confidence.


Award-winning writer, blogger, social media consultant and charity campaigner. Social Media Manager for BritMums, the UK's largest parent blogging network Freelance clients include Firefly Communications and Save the Children UK. Works with brands on marketing projects. Examples include Visit Orlando, Give As You Live, Coca-Cola and Kodak. Cambridge Law graduate with many years experience working across three sectors in advice, media relations, events, training and project management. Available for hire at affordable rates.

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